RoHS-Compliant Power Cords
July 2005
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The company announces the completion of RoHS compliance in 100 percent of its power cord and cable assembly products manufactured in its main D.G. China facility. The RoHS Directive restricts the presence of hazardous materials, including lead, mercury, cadmium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), and polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDE) and was adopted into European Law in February 2003. Starting July 1, 2006, European Union member states are obliged to ensure that all new commercial electrical equipments do not contain substances restricted by the RoHS Directive. In response to the Directive, the company says the use and introduction of restricted heavy metals and hazardous substances are strictly banned in all of its manufacturing processes. All incoming materials require proof of compliance and are randomly sampled and tested by the company’s internal ICP material analysis laboratory to ensure that non-conforming materials are not entered into its manufacturing premises. Conductive


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